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Al Pacino


One of the greatest actors in all of film history, Al Pacino established himself during one of film's greatest decades, the 1970s, and has become an enduring and iconic figure in the world of American movies. Pacino was born on April 25, 1940, in the Bronx, New York, to an Italian-American family. His parents, Rose (Gerardi) and Salvatore Pacino. ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 44 wins & 53 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Danny Collins (post-production)
Danny Collins
 2013 Phil Spector (TV Movie)
Phil Spector
 2008 Righteous Kill
Rooster
 2003 Gigli
Starkman
 2000 Chinese Coffee
Harry Levine
 1995 Two Bits
Grandpa
 1990 The Local Stigmatic
Graham
 1973 Serpico
Serpico
 1973 Scarecrow
Lion
 1969 Me, Natalie
Tony
 1968 N.Y.P.D. (TV Series)
John James
- Deadly Circle of Violence (1968) ... John James
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Played Graham in "The Local Stigmatic" by Heathcote Williams, Off Broadway at the Actors' Playhouse, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Biographical Movies | 4 Print Biographies | 22 Interviews | 29 Articles | 9 Pictorials | 25 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on making The Godfather (1972)] Every time I'd run into Marlon Brando on set, my face would turn red and I'd start laughing...have you any idea what it was like to do a scene with Brando? I sat in movie houses when I was a kid watching Brando in A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) and Viva Zapata! (1952). Now I'm playing a scene with him. He's God, man! See more »

Trivia:

He is one of only five actors to be nominated for an Oscar twice for playing the same role in two separate films. He was nominated as for The Godfather (1972) and The Godfather: Part II (1974). The others are Paul Newman as Fast Eddie Felson in The Hustler (1961) and The Color of Money (1986), Bing Crosby as Father O'Malley in Going My Way (1944) and The Bells of St. Mary's (1945), Peter O'Toole ... See more »

Trademark:

Diminutive frame, off-set by his formidable bearing See more »

Nickname:

Sonny

Star Sign:

Taurus

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